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76% of consumers using contactless payments every week – BPFI

Three quarters of consumers say they now use contactless payments at least once a week, according to a survey for ...
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NTMA sells €750m of Irish Treasury Bills at negative interest rate

The National Treasury Management Agency today held an auction of Irish Treasury Bills and sold the target amount of €750m. ...
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Covid-19 hits labour force towards end of first quarter – CSO

The Central Statistics Office’s latest Labour Force Survey shows that a total of 2,353,500 people were employed in the first ...
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EU Commission recommends Ireland broaden its tax bases

The European Commission is recommending that Ireland takes all necessary measures to effectively address the Covid-19 pandemic, sustain the economy ...
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Consumer economy collapses in April due to Covid-19

Disposable income was down by as much as 25% in April, despite the implementation of wage supports and enhanced welfare ...
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Ireland could run €30bn deficit this year, Donohoe tells Dáil

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said that there is a possibility that Ireland will run a deficit of €30 ...
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Number of people on Pandemic Unemployment Payment dips

The number of people receiving the Covid-19 Pandemic Unemployment Payment has fallen slightly by 5,000 to 584,600 over the last ...
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76% of businesses still trading despite Covid-19 – CSO

The Central Statistics Office has found that a majority of companies have continued to trade through the Covid-19 pandemic.   ...
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Labour Court to begin virtual case hearings from 2 June

The Labour Court is to convene virtual case hearings for the first time from 2 June in order to comply ...
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